The Heat: Is ISIS regrouping in Syria and Iraq?

The Heat

Five months after U.S.-backed forces ousted the Islamic State from its last remaining territory in Syria, a new Pentagon report says the terrorist group is regaining some of its strength.

And a recent United Nations report concluded that despite its military defeat in Syria and Iraq, ISIS leaders are quote: “adapting, consolidating and creating conditions for an eventual resurgence” in both countries. 

CGTN’s White House correspondent Nathan King has a report.

Discussion with:

  • Seyed Hossein Mousavian served on Iran’s National Security Council and as the country’s ambassador to Germany.
  • Majeed Gly is a Kurdish journalist and political analyst with the Rudaw Media Network.
  • John Sitilides is a government affairs specialist and consultant to the U.S. State Department.
  • Yusuf Alabarda is a 23-year veteran of the Turkish military and an international security and political analyst.

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